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Smooth, straight and lovely views

A great 18 mile ride to Fort Erie with changing views ending with a beach stop looking at Lake Erie... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rick L
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Burlington, Vermont
Great Trail

Very well maintained trail. Lots of friendly users. I was looking for a way to go from east to... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Randy N
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great 18 mile ride to Fort Erie with changing views ending with a beach stop looking at Lake Erie and Buffalo NY. Very pretty. A few too many road crossings interrupted the tempo and flow of the ride but the signage was great.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trail is well maintained but somewhat isolated. We rode to Fort Erie and back. We took a detour to Crystal Beach. Very crowded and only porta potties for all those people.

Thank Lois W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Very well maintained trail. Lots of friendly users. I was looking for a way to go from east to west towards Port Colborne and stay off of the busy roads and noticed this trail on the map. It was a welcome sight.

Thank Randy N
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is the Port Colboren - Ridgway - Fort Erie section of Niagara's Great Circle Route. It's a paved off-road trail so it's a flat easy ride. For some reason they have barriers across a couple of roads but other than that . . ....More

1  Thank RiversBiker
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I run this trail a few times a year, from Ridgeway to Sherkston Shores Rd it's roughly 8k. The trail itself is shaded and quiet, a few road stops but rarely any cars. It's perfect for a run if you want peace and quiet on...More

1  Thank cottagegyrl
Reviewed May 25, 2018

A very quiet trail, lots of trees and some wildlife, we saw a fox !! well maintained trail as well. Every 10K there is a small town to stop and explore from Port Colbourne to Sherkston, to Ridgeway.

Thank betsy0
Reviewed November 19, 2017

The Friendship Trail from Fort Erie to Ridgeway and Port Colborne is a great paved off-road rail trail. It is flat and easy for riders of all capability levels. The only downside is that there are lots of stops at road crossings and some overkill...More

1  Thank RiversBiker
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We absolutely love this bike trail and try to do it at least 2x a year. The Friendship trail rides from Fort Erie to Port Colborne. This trail is part of the Golden Horseshoe. This trail is wide and smooth. It great to ride along...More

2  Thank Regislive
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Often ride this trail starting at Sherkston going to Fort Erie 1 time and Port Colborn the next and once in a while the whole circuit. The trail is well maintained and is relatively flat. I have never seen any large groups on the trail...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Although we live about 350 km away, we have been coming to the Friendship Trail a few times each year during the last decade. It is about 32 km from Port Colborne to the end of the trail just under the bridge to USA. The...More

1  Thank Joe_Ursano
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Bethany54
April 21, 2018|
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The end of Helena Street.
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Response from vinnie52 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never saw this it starts in Port Colborne
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